Happy Sunday from Software Expand! In this week’s edition of Feedback Loop, we talk about the future of Windows Phone, whether it makes sense to build media centers discuss the preferences for metal vs. plastic on smartphones. All that and more past the break the proof of concept can make. Just because you can do […]
Imagine you’re watching a runaway trolley barreling down the tracks, straight towards five workers. You happen to be standing next to a switch that will divert the trolley onto a second track. Here’s the problem: that track has a worker on it, too — but just one. What do you do? Do you sacrifice one […]
If you can’t imagine life without chocolate, you’re lucky you weren’t born before the 16th century. Until then, chocolate only existed as a bitter, foamy drink in Mesoamerica. So how did we get from a bitter beverage to the chocolate bars of today? Deanna Pucciarelli traces the fascinating and often cruel history of chocolate.
Content is king. After three decades of innovation on the web, it is hard to deny. But for anyone who has handed a content plan to another person, I’m certain that you know the difficulty of getting a plan executed. There is something difficult about producing content. People don’t like to do it. I wish […]
One of the most recent tech innovations for marketers came not from HubSpot or Marketo, or even Google, but rather from Nintendo. With the arrival of Pokémon Go, marketers discovered the role that both location-based games and augmented reality (AR) can play in upping their marketing game. Now that the Oculus Rift and Playstation VR are commercially […]
Deep inside Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library lies a 240 page tome. Recently carbon dated to around 1420, its pages feature looping handwriting and hand drawn images seemingly stolen from a dream. It is called the Voynich manuscript, and it’s one of history’s biggest unsolved mysteries. The reason why? No one can figure […]